Firm Profile > Luthi+Webb > Tel Aviv, Israel

PO BOX 33113
TEL AVIV 6492702

Intellectual property > Intellectual property: disputes Tier 1

Luthi+Webb's boutique practice is well-versed in all areas of IP litigation, but is best known for its work on cross-border patent disputes; the firm is sought out by many of the world's large pharmaceutical to enforce their IP, often as part of global disputes involving numerous firms. Founding partner Richard Luthi is one of the pre-eminent names in the sector, having represented household names such as Pfizer, Novartis and Motorola and Hasbro in disputes in numerous jurisdictions. Daniel Lerner, who has a scientific academic background, is ideally placed to advise on disputes involving complex inventions.

Practice head(s):

Richard Luthi

Other key lawyers:

Daniel Lerner; Martin Binnes; Eliran Hadad

Key clients


Willi-Food International


Franz Wilhelm Langguth Erben GmbH & Co. KG

Woodstock Ventures LC

Europe Hotels Private Collection

Plant Interactive

OnePlus Systems

Peanuts Worldwide LLC

Shire PLC


Johnson & Johnson


Israel Aerospace Industries

The Israeli Knesset (Israel’s Parliament), Members of the Knesset and the Speaker of the Knesset

Gilead Science

Millennium Pharmaceuticals (Takeda)



Bank Leumi LeIsrael

Intellectual property > Intellectual property: filing/prosecution Tier 2

Luthi+Webb's patent attorneys work with multinationals and start-ups operating in the life sciences, pharmaceuticals, agricultural and technology sectors. It excels in advising clients on the protection of new inventions, as well as strategic planning. Many of the practitioners in the group have scientific academic backgrounds, including practice head Cynthia Webb. With a PhD in immunology, Webb has extensive knowledge of the biotechnology sector and works with numerous academic and commercial clients, including Teva, on patentability assessments, due diligence and the drafting of patents.

Practice head(s):

Cynthia Webb


‘Super professional, super efficient, always available.’

‘ I only work with them. So pleased I don’t need/want to compare or replace them.’

Key clients

Mapi Pharma Ltd.

Teva Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Yissum Technology Transfer Co. of the Hebrew University

Innovation and Tech Transfer Unit, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center

Tel Hashomer Sheba Technology Transfer Company of The Sheba Medical Center

RAMOT at Tel Aviv University Ltd.

Technion Research and Development Foundation Ltd.

Hadasit Medical Research Services & Development Ltd

The National Institute for Biotechnology in the Negev Ltd. Ben Gurion University of the Negev

Edwards Lifesciences Inc.

Yeda Research and Development Co. Ltd.

Perrigo Israel Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Adama Agricultural Solutions Ltd.

Evogene Ltd.


Luthi + Co., established in 1986 by Richard Luthi, is a boutique law firm, which specializes in intellectual property litigation: patents, designs, copyright, trademarks, passing-off, trade secrets, etc. While the firm’s expertise encompasses all areas of intellectual property litigation, it is particularly renowned both in Israel and abroad for its patent litigation practice. The litigation group is headed by Richard Luthi, considered by many to be Israel’s leading patent litigator.

With over 30 years of experience, our firm has been involved in many of the most important intellectual property cases in Israel and has been instrumental in establishing Israeli Intellectual Property jurisprudence.

Our expertise in handling complex IP cases also benefits from the fact that, in addition to law degrees, many members of our team also hold scientific degrees in pharmaceutics, biology, physics etc., as well as advanced business degrees.

Our firm is also frequently retained to assist and advise clients on intellectual property litigation outside Israel.

Our clients include many major multinational and domestic companies in the fields of pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, aerospace, communications and high-tech, as well as traditional technology companies such as consumer product manufacturers as well as other companies. The firm also frequently represents start-up companies and individual inventors.

The firm is continuously ranked as a top-tier Intellectual Property firm by the major global law firm ranking organizations such as The Legal 500, Chambers, Managing Intellectual Property and D&B, and has on numerous occasions won awards such as IP Law Firm of the Year. Richard Luthi is personally ranked as a top-rated intellectual property litigator.

Department Name Email Telephone
Richard Luthi
Daniel Lerner
Photo Name Position Profile
Adv Daniel Lerner  photo Adv Daniel Lerner Partner
Adv Richard Luthi  photo Adv Richard Luthi Managing Partner
Number of lawyers : 10